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Nayarit Seated Figure

Nayarit Seated Figure

Regular price $950.00 USD
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Seated Female Figure, 200 BCE - 400 CE
Nayarit, Western Mexico
Ceramic, pigment
9 in H
From the Estate of Dr. Armin Sadoff, Beverly Hills, CA
This seated figure was one half of a male-female couple placed in a tomb to accompany the deceased in the afterlife. Female figures were typically shown holding serving vessels for food and drink as in this example , while male figures were depicted dressed for warfare or the ballgame. This figure wears a decorated skirt, head covering, jewelry and holds a bowl shaped vessel, associating her with the elevated class within the Nayarit society.
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